NTSB Identification: SEA84LA124.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24568.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Monday, June 04, 1984 in YAKUTAT, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 206, registration: N7418Q
Injuries: 5 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT ELECTED TO LAND ON A GRAVEL ROAD THAT WAS SURROUNDED BY BRUSH WITH A QUARTERING HEADWIND APRX 30 DEG FROM HIS LEFT. WHILE ON FINAL APCH, A RAPID RATE OF DESCENT DEVELOPED. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE LEFT WING TIP CONTACTED A TREE TOP & THE ACFT YAWED TO THE LEFT. ON TOUCHDOWN, IT ENTERED BRUSH ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ROAD WHERE THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED & THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

PROPER DESCENT RATE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION


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